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The Chess Variant Pages

Zillions of Games file for River Chess


Object: Get one of your pieces to the other side of the board.
The king is non-royal and can be captured. Apart from this, standard chess rules apply.
In variant 2 you win if the piece that crossed the river cannot be taken in the next move.

This game was originally posted in Zillions of Games at,;id=732



Download Instructions

The ZRF file and its accompanying graphics are bundled together in a .zip file. These will work with Zillions of Games, a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules and graphics for.

Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

River Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different winning conditions.

By Karl Scherer.